Problem creator

 

Every day we are exposed to lots of problems, with lots of variants, with lots solutions or decisions in front of us which lead to even more consequences.

Once we decide to deal with one of this “problems” we should find the root of it, and as a friend used to say: “Somebody must take the blame for this, and ain´t gonna be me.”

So, finding someone else to blame is not a difficult task. We usually do it immediately and automatically.

But then, finding a solution gets even more difficult. Linking the possible solution with our problem and expecting the one we blamed to take care of it, makes progress impossible.

But changing that mentality could benefit us immensely. Continue reading

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 Words

I was trying to understand what two young girls were trying to say to each other while waiting on a platform in an underground station. They were with an adult who I assume was the mother of one of the teenagers.

It was very difficult to understand what they were talking about, but I felt relieved when I notice I was not the only one, the mother and two other ladies were in the same predicament I was.  We obviously were confused with the way some words were used.

I cannot remember exactly what words they were using but, when one of them asked the other the meaning of one of those words, she gave an answer that was far from being correct. Continue reading

Allow

You would be surprised to know of all the things you give permission to harm you.

From old ideas and concepts to the food and medicines you willingly take each day.

It is true that we do something about it until we face the terrible consequences of our choices, but I guess it is human nature. We have all, at some point in our life, been in that situation. Continue reading

Over thinking

We have always heard advices about thinking well before taking decisions in order to avoid painful mistakes.  But how long is too long?

We need to analyse circumstances and events everyday, we need to assess carefully the consequences of our actions, but do you know what happens when we overdo our analysis? Continue reading

Defence

Her father was concern about her behaviour, she was always so defensive and very aggressive when she tried to make her point. When she was confronted about her attitude, she just couldn’t understand why they others complained since she was not “attacking” anyone, according to her she was just expressing her views, if the others considered that she was very “energetic” or “expressive” then it was not her problem, or at least that is what she always said. Continue reading